National Jeweler Network



Signet continues to post strong sales

Same-store sales increased 4 percent in the retailer’s fiscal first quarter, with both bridal and diamond fashion jewelry performing particularly well.


Tiffany sees first quarter sales slip

Despite positive performances in Canada and Latin America, Tiffany & Co. reported Wednesday that global comps for the company were down slightly in the first quarter.


Movado raises prices, readies for wearables launch

Movado Group soon will be entering the world of wearables and, like a number of other watch companies, has been raising prices recently.


Is Amazon looking to take on Etsy?

Two online postings suggest the online retail giant is establishing a handmade marketplace to rival Etsy, which has seen its stock drop since going public in March.


Vibhor Gems names industry vet as president

Author and former Hearts On Fire executive Peter Smith has been appointed president of New York City-based Vibhor Gems, joining the company in time for Las Vegas market week.


Dream of being on air? JTV is looking for talent

The broadcast network is holding open auditions beginning Friday morning at the Courtyard Las Vegas South. 


Nordstrom introduces shopping via text

Salespeople or stylists now can send customers messages about a product they might like and all they have to do is text back “BUY” to purchase it.


New conference calls for crowd funding support

Slated for next March ahead of the JA New York Spring show, the Jewelry Industry Summit will focus on discussing sustainability and responsible sourcing.


Watch, jewelry veteran Steve Shonebarger dies

The longtime executive who held positions with Corum, Bulgari, Harry Winston and, most recently, de Grisogono passed away suddenly on Sunday.